Paying for information: partial loads in central place foragers


Information about food sources can be crucial to the success of a foraging animal. We predict that this will influence foraging decisions by group-living foragers, which may sacrifice short-term foraging efficiency to collect information more frequently. This result emerges from a model of a central-place forager that can potentially receive information on… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00265-006-0246-5


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